Network Developement Capstone Project 2009 Sping Quarter


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This project was a culmination of two years of study at ITT-Technical Institutes\'s Bessemer, AL campus for an Associates degree in ITCNS (Information Technology Computer Network Systems). It was a team project of 7 members with the goal of designing a network solution for a fictional medical practice consolidation of 5 doctors in a company named Radiant Medical Services.

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Network Developement Capstone Project 2009 Sping Quarter

  1. 1. Radiant Medical Services, LLC Proposed Network Solution By: Greenbox Network Solutions
  2. 2. Project Consultants <ul><li>Bridgette Ellis – Project Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Brenda Jefferson – Network Solutions Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Rumley – Network Design Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Tyler Foster - Network Solutions Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Shepherd – Risk Assessment Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene Walker – Network Solutions Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Bolling – Network & Web Design Specialist </li></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose <ul><li>Resolve five doctor’s issues </li></ul><ul><li>Provide better service to patients </li></ul><ul><li>Zero impact to normal business operations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Project Context <ul><li>The doctors at Radiant Medical Services desire network access to all office locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Another requirement is an upgraded system allowing seemless access to patient medical records. </li></ul><ul><li>The doctor’s office hours are 7am-9pm daily depending on when the doctors in. </li></ul><ul><li>With this new upgraded system they shall need to increase their staff to allow for projected growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Physical security must be provided in addition to complying with current HIPPA laws. They also need a backup plan for disaster recovery on the central site. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Project Deliverables <ul><li>Each office will need a LAN design that will be incorporated into the WAN design. These designs will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide the ability to provide information on each patient as well as communications abilities between all locations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet all necessary security and disaster planning in regards to all relevant HIPPA requirements at a reasonable cost. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed timeline outlining all phases and works to be completed. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Primary Business Objectives <ul><li>Our primary business objectives are defined within two categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 – provision of a high-quality, fully functioning network solution for the doctors and patients of Radiant Medical Services, LLC that will meet all their requirements successfully. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 – To design, plan, implement, and test this network solution successfully in such a way as to be a financial asset to both Radiant Medical Services, LLC and Greenbox Network Solutions. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Secondary Business Objectives <ul><li>All of our secondary business objectives are designed to assist in the successful completion of the primary ones, as previously listed, such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successful achievement of the network design plans and pre-testing using network simulation software. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complete the purchase of all equipment and supplies necessary to complete the project within all budget and timeline parameters. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successful setup and initialization of all network equipment and connections including all software packages. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Successful testing and initialization of all business software including vital updates. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A successful training program for all appropriate employees and the doctors on the new computer systems and software programs. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goals & Objectives <ul><li>1 st Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A comprehensive network design that will incorporate all submitted requirements and allow for projected growth. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive and full detail plans for all network connections including all configuration, network, and other necessary settings. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction of a complete plan of action to allow each doctor to conduct business as normal without disruption to the staff or patients. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>4 th Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The construction of a realistic and detailed timeline that will be goal oriented and geared toward a successful completion of the proposed network solution. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>5 th Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed plans for the purchase, storage, & transportation/delivery of all necessary equipment and supplies to the appropriate locations within all specified cost parameters as contained within the proposed budget. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>6 th Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The actual implementation of all the above plans including all the proper documentation by the onsite personnel during this phase of the project. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>7 th Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Final testing of all installed hardware, software, and network connectivity. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Initialization of the entire network and any last minute configuration adjustments to have the network up and operating within all specified ranges. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Scope Specifications <ul><li>Key Highlighted Specifications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High-level plans for the proposed network design to be constructed in the provision of a network infrastructure to connected all 5 office locations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of all necessary configuration settings for all computer systems and network devices. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A comprehensive action plan for the installation process that will allow all five office locations to conduct their normal daily business operations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The creation of a highly detailed timeline for the successful completion of the proposed upgrades and network. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Purchasing, procurement, storage, and delivery of all equipment and supplies that will be involved in the upgrading and installation process. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of all necessary personnel for the successful completion of the project. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of full diagnostic testing of all equipment, network connections, and software packages. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The replacement of all dot-matrix and low-end printers at all five office locations with network enabled printers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All computer systems (hardware & software) will be upgraded (replaced) with newer equipment and up-to-date versions of necessary software as per submitted requirements. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Specifically addressed requirement scope specifications per remote & central office locations will include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional servers, workstations, and other necessary hardware & software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The LAN at the central office location will be upgraded as specified </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software to be installed per workstation: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email client software </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web browser </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network connectivity to centralized patient information, billing, & insurance claim applications, and the Internet. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Configuration of all network connections to allow for high-speed communications at all 5 locations with proper security measures in place to secure all data. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ISP recommendation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A comprehensive system for data backup ensuring full disaster recovery. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity redundancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full detailed documentation furnished </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance/advice on full-time IT department staff versus contracted IT management service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance/advice on use of wireless systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance/advice as to VoIP technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network use and new software training provided to all appropriate Radiant Medical Services, LLC personnel. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Out-of-Scope Specifications <ul><li>Key Highlighted Specifications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of security personnel and other physical security measures that lie outside of our control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security of all data and backup media outside of our possession during implementation of solution prior to transfer of that data to the new system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work delays caused by unforeseen events such as natural disasters or states of national emergency that no specified contingency plan has been constructed for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction, addition, or provision for any office furniture necessary to house or support new network hardware or cabling requirements outside those specified within the submitted documents. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><ul><li>Extra training of Radiant Medical Services, LLC staff on network administration, configuration, and installation issues or other such issues not specified within our proposal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provision of IT management services other than those necessary for successful completion of the proposed network solution. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>* Special Notice Regarding both Scope Specifications & Out-of-Scope Specifications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For more detailed information please refer to provided scope document under those sections respectively. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Assumptions <ul><li>Fifty percent of project’s total cost due prior to implementation phase of project. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remaining portion due upon completion under Net30 terms. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Radiant Medical Services, LLC will have no more than 30 days that will include weekends and holidays to pay the remaining balance. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Any overflow or additional costs (including labor costs) will be added to the Net30 terms and due as above. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Any hardware or software delivered on-site requires a sign-off by authorized employee of Radiant Medical Services, LLC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Client then assumes all liability for the item's) delivered and sign off on. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Risk Analysis <ul><li>Regulatory Risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline for project is non-negotiable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target company software needs are non-negotiable, but compatibility issues may arise when new software is implemented. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technological Risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some employees of Radiant Medical Services, LLC might be resistant to the upgrading of their materials. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Since new equipment will be more robust, chance of security compromise will be greater. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential exists for hackers to compromise internal network and obtain confidential information if security guidelines are not followed. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Operational and Financial Risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Due to current economic situation, it is possible that needed materials will be harder to obtain. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In the declining economy, materials purchased at the outset of project could potentially cost less at time of completion. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Stakeholder <ul><ul><li>Radiant Medical Services LLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients of Radiant Medical Services LLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greenbox Network Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resent College Graduates &Undergraduates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share Holders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community-At-Large </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Recommended Project Approach <ul><li>Scope documentation </li></ul><ul><li>System overview (specification) </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul>
  21. 21. WAN Topology
  22. 22. <ul><li>Now we will take you to the website we have designed to give you a more visual and interactive feel for what our company will bring to your business. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Cost Matrix 325000       Total Project Cost           187713.73       Labor 137286.27     Sub Total 297 5 Server Room Cable Ladder Cable Ladder 230 5 Server Room Wall Mounts Ceiling Hanging Kit 7500 5 Server Room NT Transport Cisco Pix-520 Firewall 369 100 Facility / Server Room NT Transport Cate6 Plenum Cable Jacks 8970 5 Server Room Wall Mounts 24 Port Patch Panels 117.5 50 Facility Wall Mounts 8 Port Face Plates 50 50 Facility Wall Mounts Single Faceplates 21480 24 (5) Facility / Server Room NT Transport Cate6 Plenum Cable 3813 2 Server Room Server Terminal Single Rack LCD Monitor and Keyboard 346.36 2 Server Room NT Equipment Mount Keyboard Sliding Shelf 442.64 2 Server Room NT Equipment Mount Rack 20965 7 Server Room NT Traffic Cisco 10/100 Router 24645 7 Server Room NT Traffic Cisco Catalyst Switch 10800 3 Server Room Server System Max Server 454.93 7 Printer Room NT Printing Linksys Print Server 1049.95 5 Server Room Wireless Connection Cisco Wireless Router 38000 50 Office Workstations Office PCs Optiplex 740 Mini Tower 11999.5 50 Office Workstations Management Software Microsoft Office 1599.92 2 Server Room Server Software Windows Small Business Server Price Quantity Location Function Description
  24. 24. Concluding Remarks <ul><li>We will gladly take any questions you may have at this time. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your attention and consideration of our proposal. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Supporting Documents <ul><li>LAN Logical Network Diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Floor Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Cabling Diagrams </li></ul>
  26. 26. Radiant-Central LAN
  27. 27. Radiant-North LAN
  28. 28. Radiant-East LAN
  29. 29. Radiant-West LAN
  30. 30. Radiant-South LAN
  31. 31. Radiant-Central Floor Plan
  32. 32. Radiant-North, East, West, & South Floor Plan
  33. 33. Cabling Diagram (All Location)
  34. 34. Cabling Drops Diagram